Brother Extends Portfolio with Innovative Mobile and Desktop Scanners

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Petaling Jaya (July 24, 2013) – Printing and document management specialist Brother International Malaysia is launching three new innovative mobile and desktop products, ADS-2100 standalone desktop scanner, DS-600 and DS-700 compact mobile scanners.

The new devices mark Brother’s expanding product portfolio and entry into the mobile and desktop scanner category, bringing cost-effective and high-quality scanners to users in the office and on-the-go.

According to Mr. Jordon Hoong, Product Manager of Brother International (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, Brother’s customers have expressed the need for better ways to organise their paperwork at home and on the road.

“Our desktop and mobile scanner offerings further amplify our document management solutions. We anticipate that the new innovations to be well received as we continue to meet the needs of both small and medium business (SMB) professionals and mainstream users.” said Jordon.

ADS-2100 Desktop Document Scanner – Cost-effective document management for maximum efficiency


The ADS-2100 answers the increasing need by SMBs to convert hardcopy documents into digital files with highspeed duplex scanning in a single pass, maximising efficiencies in the office. Key features include multi-feed detection, blank page removal and deskew support.

Scanning various document types is also made easy, with users being able to scan various documents from plain paper and business cards to recycled paper and plastic or laminated cards with its easy-touse ‘one touch’ scanning technology. The ADS-2100 also allows users to scan documents to various file types which can be saved in a USB memory flash drive or saved as email, image and optical character recognition (OCR) file.

Software applications offer added-value to this feature-packed machine. The software bundle includes Nuance ControlCenter, BizCard® and PageManager® 9 SE for Windows® and Mac® operating systems. These robust software offerings allow users to perform various document management functions ranging from creating searchable PDFs to scanning and exporting contact information from business cards directly to Microsoft® Outlook® and other contact management systems.

DS-600 and DS-700D Mobile Document Scanners – Reduce paper clutter and get organised


Brother’s two new Mobile Document Scanners (MDS) allow portable scanning for users on-the-go with its compact and lightweight quality. It also helps increase productivity in a cost-effective manner through the conversion of a large variety of hard-copy documents to electronic files for easy storage and organisation. The two models suit different user needs, DS-600 for single side scanning while DS-700D features capabilities including high-speed duplex scanning, allowing users to scan two-sided documents in a single pass.

Highly versatile, both MDS can also easily scan all types of media – from paper documents to business cards, to thicker laminated materials such as insurance cards, driver licences or ID cards. Powered by USB cable, the device is also easily accessible when connected to a laptop or desktop power supply on-the-go – no battery or wall outlet required.

Pricing, Availability, Warranty and Support

  • ADS-2100 Desktop Scanner – RM1,299, 2 years carry-in warranty
  • DS-600 Mobile Scanner – RM799, 2 years carry-in warranty
  • DS-700D Mobile Scanner – RM499, 2 years carry-in warranty


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